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High Art: A Decade of Collecting

High Art: A Decade of Collecting

July 26, 2013 – January 1, 2014

Air and Space Museum
601 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC

Location: Flight and the Arts, Gallery 211, 2nd Floor, East Wing

On view are 50 artworks in a range of styles and media acquired by the museum from 2003 to 2013, organized in the following sections:

  • Visions of Flight features conceptual works by photographic collage artist Fran Forman and Dutch photographer and cloud-maker Berndnaut Smilde.
  • Faces of Flight features portraits of astronauts Eileen Collins and John Glenn by photographer Annie Leibovitz and American watercolorist Henry Casselli.
  • Looking Back features landscapes of Mars and the Moon by space artist Chesley Bonestell and photographs of Apollo equipment by photographer Albert Watson.

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